Assistant Professor, Music Education(301) 405-5508
2130B The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
B.M., Music Education, University of Maryland M.M., Music Education, Northwestern University Ph.D., Music Education, University of Colorado, Boulder
Stephanie Prichard is assistant professor of music education at the University of Maryland, where she teaches courses in instrumental music education and serves as co-advisor for the collegiate NAfME chapter. Prichard earned a Ph.D. in music education from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She holds a Bachelor of Music in music education from the University of Maryland and a Master of Music in music education from Northwestern University.
Prior to her appointment at the University of Maryland, Prichard served as graduate instructor of music education at the University of Colorado, where she taught undergraduate courses in music education and supervised student teachers. Previously, she taught elementary and middle school instrumental music in Bowie, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia.
Prichard is an active researcher, specializing in music teacher identity development, music teacher evaluation and music learning during the adolescent years. She regularly presents research and scholarly work at national and international symposia including meetings of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the Society for Music Teacher Education (SMTE) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Her research and writing has been published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Journal of Music Teacher Education, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education and the Music Educators Journal. Prichard serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Music Teacher Education and serves on the state board of the Maryland Music Educators Association.